Kidney conditions

Kidney conditions

The perils pain killers

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Leslie Storozuk
Edition: 
Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the serious problem of over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic abuse; questions why this is predominantly a women’s problem, causes kidney damage, critically explores the role of advertising and big business in women’s increased consumption of OTC’s.


 

 

Dandelion: Taraxacum officinale

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Provides basic information about dandelion, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Series: Herbs at a Glance

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English

Works to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system among people with these conditions and their families, health care professionals, and the general public. Offers responses to inquiries about kidney and urologic diseases, publications about specific kidney and urologic diseases, and referrals to health professionals.

Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-891-5390
Street Address: 
3 Information Way
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20892-3580

Health problems in African American women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides general information on various health topics that are of importance to black women. Includes American reference and resources for each.

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The Kidney Fondation of Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Community education/development
Information provision and referral
Research

Works to improve the health and quality of life of people living with kidney disease. Funds research and clinical education; provides services for the special needs of individuals living with kidney disease; and promotes organ donation.

Primary Telephone: 
514-369-4806
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@kidney.ca
Fax Number: 
514-369-2472
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-361-7494
Street Address: 
300-5165 Sherbrooke St W
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1T6
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